Monday, May 13, 2013

Fun on the Farm

This week in Pre-K we will be learning about farm animals, machinery, crops and many more things that we would see on a farm.  We will talk about how some of these things work and why they are important to us and in our world.  On Wednesday and Thursday we will be traveling to the Klussendorf Farm for a tour.  While we are there, we will get to see and feed a calf, see other farm animals, learn how they milk the cows, have a string cheese snack and play in the B-I-G sandbox.  Please remember that it can be muddy and messy on a farm, so dressing your child in older clothes, as well as rubber boots, would be best.  Feel free to send along another pair of shoes for your child to wear at school.  :)

**Thanks Cheri Klussendorf and the High School FFA students for coming over to make lip gloss with us.

**Thank you in advance to Ryan and Cheri Klussendorf for opening their family farm up to us for a field trip.  I'd also like to thank the other farmers and FFA students who help out to ensure a safe and exciting adventure!

**I hope all of the moms had a great Mother's Day with their loved ones.

**We are in the process of finishing up our quarter 4 testing.  Your child's report card will come home with him/her on the last day of school.

**Our theme next week will be "caterpillars and butterflies."

**Our final FBI Workshop will be on Friday, May 17th from 1-3 here at MAES.  We are excited to host the Kraft's Kuddly Kritters Traveling Petting Zoo.

**The last day of library for Pre-K will be next Monday, May 20th and Tuesday, May 21st.  Your child will be able to check out a library book, but please note that all materials must be returned to the library by Friday, May 24th.  Please contact me if your child lost his/her book and you need to know the replacement cost.

**There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 27th due to Memorial Day.

**School Forest Field Trip: Wednesday, May 29th and Thursday, May 30th

**Park Field Trip: Tuesday, June 4th and Wednesday, June 5th

**Pre-Kindergarten's Last Day of School will be on Tuesday, June 4th and Wednesday, June 5th.  Please send a backpack with your child on that day.

**LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: Medford Area School District's last day of school will be Wednesday, June 5th.  This is an early release day and dismissal will be at 1:22 P.M.

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